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Vermont Small Business Development Center announces State Star 2021

2 minute read RANDOLPH CENTER, VT (July 7, 2021) — State Director, Linda Rossi, announced that Kate Paterson has been selected as the 2021 State Star of the Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC). The award, bestowed annually, celebrates a member of the organization’s team for exceptional commitment to small business success. “In the one year since Kate […]

VtSBDC welcomes advisor Scott Holson as he resumes innovation and tech role

< 1 minute read RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt. (June 1, 2021) – Linda Rossi, State Director of the Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC), has announced that  business advisor Scott Holson has returned to his role as innovation and tech commercialization specialist after a five-year tenure at Simbex, a medical device and development firm. At VtSBDC, Holson provides no-fee advising […]

Disaster COVID-19 Business Lending & Grants (State & Federal) 21-501

36 minute read   June 7, 2021 Business owners continue to have options for financial assistance available to apply to now (and others that will be available shortly). Please note that changes from Disaster COVID-19 Business Lending & Grants 21-401 are highlighted in yellow. If this is your first time receiving the document, we suggest reading the entire […]

VtSBDC hosts world’s leading generations speaker Jason Dorsey

2 minute read Virtual presentation on June 25: “Crossing the Generational Divide” RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt. (May 6, 2021) – The world’s leading Gen Z and Millennials speaker, Jason Dorsey, is coming to Vermont…virtually. On June 25 at 1 p.m., the statewide business community will have an opportunity to attend a unique and inspiring presentation delivered by the industry […]

April is Financial Literacy Month

2 minute read VtSBDC introduces 7-part “Know Your Number$ series: Financial knowledge adds up to informed business decisions RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt. (April 9, 2021) – Financial Literacy Month is underway, bringing to the forefront the importance of understanding the connection between financial literacy and business outcomes. Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) has responded in a timely way […]

Disaster COVID-19 Business Lending & Grants (State & Federal) 21-301

37 minute read Updated March 19, 2021 (with new links and information highlighted in BLUE)   Business owners continue to have options for financial assistance available to apply to now (and others that will be available shortly). Please note that changes from Disaster COVID-19 Business Lending & Grants 21-201 are highlighted in yellow. If this is your first time receiving […]

March 17 is national SBDC Day: VtSBDC celebrates clients, business advisors, and community partners

2 minute read RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt. (March 10, 2021) – America’s SBDC Day is set for March 17th, 2021, a day that will unite nearly 1,000 Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) across the country and the hundreds of thousands of clients they’ve served in their 41-year history. Here at home, Vermont’s Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC), along with […]

FORWARD VT: VtSBDC reignites federal grant to energize business community

3 minute read RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt. (Jan. 21, 2021) – Vermont Small Business Development Center’s (VtSBDC) State Director Linda Rossi has announced the reintroduction of a federal SBA grant to launch and develop a multi-faceted program benefiting Vermont’s small businesses, especially those most impacted by three campus closures: Green Mountain College, Southern Vermont College, and College of St. […]